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Emmett J. Conrad High School

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  2. 7502 Fair Oaks Dallas, TX 75231 Emmett J. Conrad High School

  3. Emmett J. Conrad High School Where’s that?

  4. NorthPark Mall In the Vickery Meadow area of north Dallas A little northeast of NorthPark Mall In DISD District 3

  5. The school’s namesake … Emmett J. Conrad

  6. The school’s namesake … Emmett J. Conrad • Grandchild of slaves, born and raised in Baton Rouge, LA • Completed his medical training at Meharry Medical College • in Nashville, TN • After serving in the military, moved to Dallas in 1955 and • began his medical career at St. Paul Hospital • As a promoter of education in Texas and Dallas, promoted • free-lunch programs for low income students • First African-American elected to DISD Board of Trustees • One of the first members of the State Board of Education

  7. Newest high school in DISD • Opened August 2006 • Construction Cost: $40 million

  8. Designed more like a community college than a • high school • Constructed on a sloping site with four levels of • classrooms and three stories • 330,000 square feet and 46 core classrooms

  9. Extraordinary facilities include … a full size gymnasium with private shower facilities …

  10. a half-size practice gymnasium …

  11. and a well-equipped weight room.

  12. Students also have their own first class athletic fields to practice on, including a baseball diamond …

  13. complete with dugouts …

  14. and lighting, …

  15. tennis courts, …

  16. and soccer fields, a football field, and track — also with lighting.

  17. After a hard workout, you’ll eat a good lunch …

  18. served from a first- class serving line …

  19. in a spacious lunch room …

  20. that almost makes you feel like you’re eating outdoors!

  21. Wide-open, well-lighted, spacious hallways …

  22. make getting to class on time …

  23. as easy as can be!

  24. And the hallways aren’t crowded, either!

  25. Other specialized facilities include a “store” for students to practice skills learned in marketing and entrepreneurship …

  26. a “bank” for students to put into practice the things they’ve learned about banking-related services …

  27. and a full-service restaurant …

  28. with a first class serving line ...

  29. by which students can train for careers in food and hospitality services.

  30. Students who wish to, may also participate in JROTC.

  31. After getting their books from their wall lockers …

  32. students continue on to class through hallways …

  33. displaying their accomplishments in Art …

  34. Architecture, …